Netshield Ltd Selects Asigra For Cloud Backup Managed Services

Apr 25, 2012

LONDON - April 25th 2012 - Asigra, a leading cloud backup software provider since 1986, announced today that Netshield Ltd, a specialist provider of managed IT services based in the Midlands, selected Asigra Cloud Backup™ to power its managed data backup and recovery service.

"After months of testing other backup solutions we chose Asigra because of the capabilities, flexibility and reliability it offers its partners," said Richard Carty, commercial director at Netshield. "In addition, Asigra offers huge advantages of being able to restore entire physical servers to dissimilar hardware and virtual machines. As an agentless backup, Asigra is easier to deploy and manage. Asigra has reduced our working practices by over 50%, and we will use it to enhance our client’s experience by reducing backup time, a significant issue for many organisations."

With over 17 years of experience, Netshield has become a leading provider of complete managed IT services with a reach across the UK and Europe. By delivering the right infrastructure and well-implemented and diligently managed IT services, Netshield consistently seeks to provide a high-quality experience and had built a reputation of innovation and expertise. Netshield will use Asigra Cloud Backup™ to power NetRecover, a comprehensive business continuity service that provides complete backup, security and minimal downtime in the case of a disaster or data loss event. Netshield also offers NetHost, a complete hosting and security package; NetManage, a full range of managed IT services; NetSupport, expert IT support; and NetWork, bespoke IT infrastructure.

"We are pleased that Netshield is using Asigra Cloud Backup to power their NetRecover service," said Eran Farajun, executive vice president, Asigra. "By joining our global partner ecosystem, Netshield can create new opportunities to scale business quicker and increase profitability. We look forward to collaborating with Netshield as they continue to grow."

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About Netshield

Founded in 1995 Netshield Limited has evolved from being a provider of Network Services and Solutions, evolving in to the current form providing IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service), PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) and SaaS solutions, whilst providing expertise, skills management and support offerings across Enterprise Network environments. Our services range from the provision of Fully Hosted Managed Services, Network Support and Professional Services, Secure On-line Off-site Back Up and Recovery Services, through to Network Infrastructure services providing the Planning, Design and delivery of Network Projects. We also provide Dedicated Hosting Servers, Managed Web Hosting and Web Hosting Services from our UK based location. Netshield has steadily built its reputation for delivering consistently high quality services, focused on state of the art network solutions and has continued to build centres of excellence in these areas. Netshield provides network services and solutions to many multi sector organisations in commerce, industry and education. Our breadth of expertise reaches across the Network Infrastructure incorporating technologies that provide Network Security, Virtualisation, Thin Client, Client Server, VPN, WAN, VoIP and Secure Remote Access. At Netshield we constantly train and develop our people in their skill sets and expertise and we are recognised by our Best of Breed vendor partners with accreditations and support.

About Asigra

Asigra is the leading Canadian cloud computing software vendor focused on backup, recovery and restoration with more than 550,000 customer sites deployed globally. Asigra Cloud Backup™ transforms the way businesses manage and protect their data by delivering seamless end-to-end data protection that efficiently scales and easily adapts to any IT environment. Asigra Cloud Backup is built for progressive Managed Service Providers who focus on driving growth and increasing their total addressable market to better service their customers, IT constrained organizations, and industries with compliance mandates that are looking to improve their backup with a secure, proven and flexible cloud backup and recovery model. With more than 26 years of experience as backup/recovery pioneers, Asigra manages one of the largest business-class backup service provider ecosystems in the world who power their cloud backup services using Asigra technology. Asigra is recognized among top-tier industry analysts, including the Enterprise Strategy Group, Gartner, IDC, Forrester Research and the 451 Group. Recently, the company was recognized by Business Solutions Magazine as a Best Channel Vendor for 2012 and Storage Magazine named Asigra Cloud Backup its 2011 Product of the Year. Asigra is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with offices globally. For more information, visit

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Greg Devine
(416) 736-8111 ext. 1453

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